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Natural Bearer

I am a bearer of many things but not a child,

they said everyone is unique and different in their own way,

they probably forgot to mention that I will have to hide/ 310 more words

Poetry

Alone, but not empty

The sliver of separation in the curtains allowed a trickle of light. I could still barely read 4:00 am on my watch. At 5:30 am, the alarm would chime, and, a few hours later, we would be leaving Budapest for Los Angeles. 955 more words

Christian

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So my sister is in the military. She’s my twin. We did very different things in life. She always wanted to be in the military. She loved the idea that someone would pay her to keep her accountable and in shape. 450 more words

Stepmom

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I got married the first time around when I was 21. A baby. I didn’t even know who I was yet. You know the cliche deal. 217 more words

Stepmom

Joy in Suffering: James 1:2-4

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I could never quite wrap my mind around this set of verses:

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.

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1 Corinthians 10:13

On “You Don’t Understand” and Other Things We Say to Childless Women

Mother’s Day was this past weekend… in case you didn’t notice. I did happen to notice because it meant I got to escape for a few hours to do some writing in a cafe with a mom friend also on the run from her toddler. 1,141 more words

Writing

Mother's Day

I am childless. It’s not how I expected things to turn out. Not how I wanted things to turn out. But at forty-five, I am finally at peace with this. 1,267 more words

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